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FZNT23 KWNM 240258
OFFN01

NAVTEX MARINE FORECAST FOR NE US WATERS
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
958 PM EST THU FEB 23 2017

CONDITIONS GIVEN REPRESENT THE HIGHEST WITHIN THAT PERIOD.

...PLEASE REFER TO COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS (CWF) AVAILABLE
THROUGH NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER MEANS FOR DETAILED
COASTAL WATERS FORECASTS...

.SYNOPSIS...A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE SE INTO THE FAR NRN
WATERS LATER TONIGHT...STALL ACROSS THE GULF OF MAINE EARLY
FRI...AND RETURN N AS A WARM FRONT LATE FRI. A STRONGER COLD
FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE W FRI NIGHT INTO SAT...THEN MOVE E
ACROSS THE WATERS LATE SAT AND SAT NIGHT. A HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL
BUILD E TOWARDS THE REGION SUN...THEN MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS
SUN NIGHT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE REGION FROM THE NW
MON...AND PASS SE ACROSS THE NE PORTION MON NIGHT. ANOTHER RIDGE
WILL SLIDE E THROUGH THE AREA MON NIGHT INTO TUE...BEFORE A WARM
FRONT LIFTS NE ACROSS THE WATERS LATE TUE AND TUE NIGHT.

EASTPORT MAINE TO CAPE COD

...GALE FORCE WINDS POSSIBLE SUN...

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. AREAS OF
FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO
5 FT. AREAS OF FOG AND ISOLATED SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS
5 TO 9 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 8 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO
25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.MON...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 11 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING SE 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

CAPE COD TO NANTUCKET SHOALS AND GEORGES BANK

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO SE 10 TO 20 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS, FOG AND TSTMS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO
30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 11 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...WINDS BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO
3 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 10
FT.

SOUTH OF NEW ENGLAND

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 6 FT. AREAS OF FOG
WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SE. SEAS 6 TO
9 FT. AREAS OF FOG, TSTMS AND SHOWERS WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...W WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 10 FT.
.MON...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 4 TO 7 FT.
.TUE...S TO SE WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S TO SW 15 TO 25 KT.
SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 6 TO 11 FT.


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